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Tar-Pam Guide Service provides daily fishing reports for the Inner and Outer Banks of North Carolina

A Wonderful Week With Great Friends

Last week was my second week of the spring striper season in Weldon.  I had so much fun enjoying the good fishing with new and old friends and clients.  It really is a special time of year with all the … Continue reading

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Great Start to the Weldon Season

We had fun on Week 1 in Weldon for the beginning of our spring striper season.  There are plenty of fish and some nice sized ones in the mix.  Water levels were perfect at 11,000 cfs.  The levels dropped over … Continue reading

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Shad Season Wrapup and Spring Striper Forecast

As I write this, I’m sitting on the banks of the Watauga River in Valle Crucis with my family on a short vacation before Weldon.  The stocked trout are biting well and I caught some pretty wild fish in some … Continue reading

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The Last 3 Days

Just because I’m not posting reports everyday doesn’t mean I’m not on the water.  We’ve been hard at it lately.  On Friday, we caught 50 or so shad with some total shad newbies in some tough wind in the morning.  … Continue reading

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The March Striper Bite Continues

The Hash family has a wonderful trip, catching about 60 fish.  The trip started out with casting lessons for the Sibley and Thomas and ended with them catching lots of fish on their own with artificials.  Of course, their mother … Continue reading

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Epic March Striper Fishing

Today Scott and Win caught 160 stripers on jigs and fly with some really nice fish in the mix.  How do I know they caught 160?  Because we counted them.  They had a contest to see who could catch the … Continue reading

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Triple Digit Striper Fishing

This past Saturday was the best day we’ve had among a lot of really good days lately.  Gans and his crew from Greensboro were fortunate to catch about 120 stripers in the lower Roanoke.  We found a really big school … Continue reading

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Shad and Stripers

For the past 3 charters, we’ve caught 50 stripers, 60 stripers, and 80 shad, respectively.  The striper bite on the lower Roanoke has been outstanding.  The shad bite on the Tar has also been outstanding.  I haven’t even been up … Continue reading

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50 Shad Days on the Tar

Over the last couple of days, we’ve caught around 50 shad on each trip fishing the Tar River.  The Tar River is different than the Roanoke.  It has a much different feel.  The scenery is spectacular, particularly after the trees … Continue reading

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Some Shadness for the Young Anglers

Yesterday, we decided to take advantage of the Sunday afternoon weather, so we launched the Hickory Nut on the Tar River for some shad fishing.  I took my son Tripp, his best friend Christopher, and his dad and my friend, … Continue reading

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